The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gloucester region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 12 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 10.14% 1.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -18.82%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 7 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 27.03% 10.94% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 42
Average daily rate £450 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
WAN
Gloucestershire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 18 (90.00%) LAN
3 13 (65.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (60.00%) Service Management
4 12 (60.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) VPN
8 2 (10.00%) IPv4
8 2 (10.00%) CCIE
8 2 (10.00%) FTP
8 2 (10.00%) HTTP
8 2 (10.00%) IKE
8 2 (10.00%) SNMP
8 2 (10.00%) UNIX
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
8 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) SSH
8 2 (10.00%) ICMP
8 2 (10.00%) TELNET
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) IPv4
4 2 (10.00%) FTP
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) IKE
4 2 (10.00%) SNMP
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (10.00%) SSH
4 2 (10.00%) ICMP
4 2 (10.00%) TELNET
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (65.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
2 9 (45.00%) Consultant
2 9 (45.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (40.00%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) HPUX
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Service Management
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (5.00%) Korn
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCSP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Mercator
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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